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After a spring and summer offseason full of what-ifs and threats of cancellation, MTSU football returned to the gridiron in West Point for the Blue Raiders opening game vs Army with only a few thousand Army cadets in the stands. However, after a 42-0 beatdown at the hands of the Black Knights Saturday afternoon, more …

a screenshot of the front page of Sidelines' COVID-19 print edition, showing Hanan Beyenne in Japan, and a chart of COVID-19 numbers,

Hello readers! With how crazy this semester has been, we at Sidelines were unable to provide you with your normal print editions: so we’ve come together with this semester’s final “print” edition as a special pdf format. Inside you will find stories about studying abroad amidst a pandemic, a student petition for a tuition refund, …

Two former MTSU football players that went undrafted in this year’s 2020 NFL Draft have signed with teams during the post-draft undrafted free agents cycle. Jovante Moffatt and Tyshun Render were signed by the NFL’s Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins respectively. Moffatt, a 4-year starter as a redshirt senior, recorded 313 total tackles as a …

The COVID-19 pandemic may have put all sports on hold for the indefinite future for this season, but for the scheduled 2020-21 season of college athletics, the show must go on. And no coach has made more use of the offseason in his two, going on three, years at MTSU more than Nick McDevitt. And …

a hand holds a remote towards a TV, with American soccer on the screen. Snacks and drinks line the foreground of the photo.

Story by Trevor Aldridge / Staff Writer Opening Day. Thursday, March 26: the day that I, a lifelong Atlanta Braves fan, had been eagerly awaiting ever since one particularly gut-wrenching Wednesday evening early last October when the Braves bowed out of the postseason with a 13–1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. I plopped down …

MTSU Men's Tennis coach Jim Boredame stands on a tennis court while writing a note.

Photo courtesy of Blue Raider Men’s Tennis Facebook The week of Spring Break was supposed to be a time for the MTSU men’s tennis team to get in crucial outdoor tennis practice and matches in Houston. But in a whirlwind of 48 hours, the Blue Raiders’ hopes to finish the 2020 spring season with a …